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 The World of Film in Australia - on the Internet Updated Monday, October 20, 2014 - Edition No 919 

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  11/9/2014: MOVIES NOW No. 26 STARTS OCT 29
“Love the concept and really enjoyed the course, it makes you look at movies differently,” wrote one of the 70 participants of Movies Now No 25 (July 2014); the concept being that new movies are screened unannounced prior to their commercial release and then discussed, with presenter Andrew L. Urban and a special guest, if possible someone from the movie.
  16/10/2014: FILM & TV PIRACY INCREASING – NEW RESEARCH
Research officially released today by IP Awareness Foundation, shows online film and television piracy is increasing in Australia, with 29% of Australian adults admitting to being active pirates.
  16/10/2014: MOVIE CONVENTION - OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT EXHIBITORS HONOURED
The Australian Independent Distributors Association (AIDA) hosted its traditional annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the 69th Australian International Movie Convention at Jupiters Hotel & Casino this evening.
  16/10/2014: MOVIE CONVENTION – BOX OFFICE AWARDS
The annual Box Office Achievement Awards were announced and presented at the 69th Australian International Movie Convention at Jupiters Hotel & Casino this week.
  16/10/2014: PRESTIGIOUS RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL - 11th SEASON
Russian Resurrection, the largest and most distinguished celebration of Russian cinema outside of Russia, will launch its 2014 season around the country on October 28, and for the first time, in New Zealand.
 
  2/10/2014: AACTA ADDS EVENTS TO AWARDS WEEK
AACTA announced this week that its two major awards events - the AACTA Awards Luncheon and the AACTA Awards Ceremony - will be complemented with a new suite of ‘Meet the Makers’ events for the 4th AACTA Awards, forming a week of screen events and celebrations.
  2/10/2014: RISE – TRUE STORY OF WRONGFUL RAPE CONVCITION
Mack Lindon’s debut feature, Rise, is torn from real life – his life – and tells the story of a 25 year old male nurse wrongfully convicted of rape and jailed, before a new trial more than two years later reinstates his innocence. The film will have special premiere Q&A screenings in Melbourne (Palace Como, Oct 21), Sydney (Oct. 28, Palace Verona) and Brisbane (Palace Barracks, Nov. 4) prior to a national release on November 6.
  2/10/2014: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING TO OPEN MOVIE CONVENTION
The 69th Australian International Movie Convention at Jupiters Hotel & Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast from October 12-16 will open with the Australian Premiere of The Theory of Everything (Universal), the story of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.
  23/10/2014: BRITISH FILM FEST 2014 – HIGHLIGHTS
Returning for its second year exclusively to Palace Cinema locations, the Emirates British Film Festival is thrilled to announce highlights from its 2014 program.
  23/10/2014: MOVIE CONVENTION 2014 HONOURS ZAREH NALBANDIAN
The 69th Australian International Movie Convention celebrated its traditional Gala Wrap function by honouring two of the industry’s finest.
  25/9/2014: THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING – ON SCREEN
The 2014 edition of Russian Resurrection (Oct. 28 – Nov. 23, around Australia) will also make a debut in New Zealand (Oct. 24-27); it will exhibit 14 new Russian films and 6 retrospective films, including Akira Kurosawa’s Dersu Uzala, winner of the 1976 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Alexander Kott’s Test, winner of the 2014 Kinotavr Film Festival’s Best Film.
 
  9/10/2014: 2014 JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL
Following on from Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Auckland, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) 2014 continues its international tour with stops at Sydney’s Event Cinemas, George Street, and for the first time in Festival history, Event Cinemas, Parramatta from 13 – 23 November. Over 50 titles will feature in the Sydney program, with 19 of these screening in Parramatta.
  9/10/2014: 69TH MOVIE CONVENTION BEGINS OCT 12
The 69th Australian International Movie Convention will host around 1,000 delegates from Australia, NZ, Asia and the US at Jupiters Hotel & Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast from October 12-16.
  9/10/2014: HYUNDAI DRIVES THE AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY FORWARD
The two year partnership announcement with Hyundai as the Official Automotive Partner of the 4th and 5th AACTA Awards was made by AFI | AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella at the Opening Night of the AACTA Awards Screenings in Sydney this week.
 
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